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Join GfK and help us shape tomorrow. As an NIQ company, we are the world's leading consumer intelligence firm, delivering the Full View™ on consumer behavior. We work to enable manufacturers and retailers better understand what consumers really want. Our name has inspired trust for over 89 years because we take pride in discovering new pathways to sustainable growth for our clients, our people, and our planet.
We are always looking for open-minded people who will grow with us, push boundaries, and pioneer disruptive methods in market research, data science, technology, and AI. If you share this passion to drive things forward and the integrity to insist on doing things the right way, we'll equip you to take your future into your own hands and play a leading role in our story.
The Research Manager works with experts in areas such as branding, segmentation and market sizing to deliver successful and valued brand and consumer insights to a diverse list of clients – both UK and global – covering a wider variety of industries from telecoms, home furnishings, automotive and media. Reporting to an Associate Director colleague, also based in London the Research Manager assists with variety of research activity and client support duties as well as attending and contributing to client presentations and calls.
Write commentaries, summaries and charting
Assist with analysis planning for debriefs and reporting templates
Attend and contribute to presentations, client meetings and calls
Work with colleagues to ensure successful project setup and delivery
Develop relationships with clients and become an important contact for them – client communication is an important part of this role
Relevant research experience (in a previous agency or client-side)
Good organisation skills. The ability to plan is necessary as is the ability to adjust plans to achieve changing goals
Sound analysis skills: Must enjoy and have experience with ‘digging’ through data sets to find the true story and themes that are worthy of further investigation to deliver insight and recommendations
Ability to explain complex data in a clear way
Skills with PowerPoint and Excel (can maintain complex spreadsheets) and experience using data analysis packages
We offer a hybrid working model to the majority of our colleagues (normally x2 days p/w in office) and competitive core benefits as well additional benefits including:
Interest free season ticket travel loan
Discount Gym Membership with ‘Gympass
Eye care scheme
Comprehensive Employee Assistance Program
Fantastic development opportunities – our inhouse training team hosts different internal and external courses
Don't meet every requirement? Some people are less likely to apply unless they meet all the requirements listed in a job specification. GfK is looking for self-starters to join our innovative team keen to take on a new challenge. So, if you're excited about this role but your skills and experience don't align perfectly with every requirement we've listed, we still encourage you to apply. You may be just the right person for this or other roles.
We are an ethical and honest company that is wholly committed to its clients and employees. We are proud to be an inclusive workplace for all and are committed to equal employment opportunity, focusing on all of our employees reaching their full potential.
We respect and value every employee regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, sex, sexual orientation, age, personality, experience, culture, faith, socio-economic status, or physical or mental disabilities.
We endorse the core principles and rights set forth in the United Nations Declaration of Human Rights and the Social Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union, promoting the universal values of human dignity, freedom, equality, and solidarity.
Learn more about how we are driving diversity and inclusion in everything we do on: https://www.gfk.com/about-gfk/diversity-and-inclusion
At GfK we work collaboratively with our colleagues but offer a flexible working approach, including dividing our time between office & remote working as well as the opportunity to flex our working hours around team core hours.
We offer an exciting work environment that brings people together. We encourage an entrepreneurial and innovative spirit and make use of the latest digital technologies. We are looking for self-starters, who accept challenges and create solutions.
Can there be a better place to take center stage in the digital revolution? We are excited to get to know you!
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